Every week Southern Baptists cooperate together to give financially to the ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention through the Cooperative Program. Some churches give a few hundred dollars, while other churches commit more than 10% of their weekly financial gifts to the Cooperative Program. Much of the money given goes to help our state conventions, … Continue reading What can your church do to impact the nations this Christmas?
Having legally strong foundational documents took on new importance this past June with the Supreme Court’s decision regarding marriage. Questions are flying about how churches can protect themselves if they do not believe in the court’s new definition of marriage. Why does this matter? Because if you do not define what your church believes and … Continue reading Eight Steps to Protect Your Church
Today Baptist21 pays tribute to Dr. Adrian Rogers for his faithfulness as a Jesus-loving, soul-winning, Bible-preaching, and church-leading man. Two of the reasons that we started Baptist21 were to give honor to those who have gone before us and to be faithful in the 21st century as they were in the 20th century. Dr. Adrain Rogers exemplifies that uncompromising … Continue reading Tribute to Adrian Rogers
Last week Florida Baptists gathered for their annual meeting, the Florida Baptist Convention, in Panama City, FL. This annual meeting of pastors, leaders, and lay members was hosted at First Baptist Church of Panama City, and was preceded by the annual Pastors’ Conference. Attenders of the Pastors’ Conference were invited to B21’s inaugural panel at the … Continue reading B21 at the Florida Baptist Convention
“We don’t do this.” Those were the words that one of my two nurses said as she walked away from another failed attempt to draw blood. While I was thankful for her transparency, it caught me a little off guard. After all, it sure looked like they “did that.” They were dressed for the … Continue reading 5 Ways To Improve Cooperation